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El Jefe Weizen Ale - Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub

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BA SCORE
82
good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15.28%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cvschaller on 03-12-2005)
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Mortarforker, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

HoppySeb, Jun 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

BESTIALEX, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Birdlegs, Apr 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Eighty, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of Hoptometrist
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from a growler into a shaker glass.

A- Poured a bright hazy golden color with white soapy head that dissipated instantly and left no lace.

S- Pretty traditional aroma of bubblegum, clove, and banana. Although not a very strong aroma.

T- Big bubblegum notes, banana, and clove. Pretty balances and traditional flavor profile.

M- Light bodied, prickly carbonation, and a slightly watery finish.

O- A very traditional tasting hefeweizen that does not differentiate itself much from others in the style. A little more body and aroma would have been nice, but a nice easy drinking beer.

Hoptometrist, Jan 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

jaydoc, Nov 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

foxyaardvark27, Nov 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Zach122, Oct 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

abeeronthebeach, Oct 04, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Whoa! , First taste and I though mighty German but the finish was weak. It did remind me of a fine German Weizen I had several years ago introduced by a German Soccer player. A summer weizen perhaps, not sure where El Jefe is perhaps in Argentina?, No this one somehow is in the PNW.

ssteakley, Oct 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

kscaldef, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Hopmodium, May 31, 2013
Photo of 1234Jack
4.08/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smell out of bottle is primarily malty with subtle hops.

Nice yeasty, unfiltered look. Head that settles but never dies, floats on top.

Nice milky first feel, malty but zesty citric taste, but not too overpowering or too sour. Not too bitter.

Smell out of glass is more lemony.

Even though it's winter time now, I can tell this would be a spectacular summertime beer.

Subtle apple, but smooth and no bad aftertastes.

1234Jack, Jan 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

NickThePyro, Dec 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

MacStinson, Dec 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Braz, Dec 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Jak82, Nov 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

brendaniel, Oct 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

twelveinches, Sep 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jnoelani, Aug 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25%

sgttibbs, Aug 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

dnorton222, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

DeMaria, Jul 20, 2012
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El Jefe Weizen Ale from Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub
82 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.